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April 2014

National ShaDO Day

April 16
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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National SOMA and Pre-SOMA leadership have designated April 14-18 as National Shadow a DO Student Week. DMU is hosting prospective student visitors on Wednesday, April 16. Visiting students will have an opportunity to learn about the admissions process, sit in on a lecture, tour our labs and eat lunch with current DO students.  If you are interested in signing up, please visit the sign-up link below: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/national-shado-week-tickets-9373651845

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Discover DMU

April 4 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Discover DMU during this campus-wide open house! Details: www.dmu.edu/admission/discover-dmu

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March 2014
$0

Assessment Review: Learning From Mistakes

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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This webinar is hosted by International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). Innovations in health care education require the simultaneous development of creative new approaches to student assessment.  This IAMSE webcast seminar series will explore these issues and provide several examples of how schools are evolving with assessment approaches.  Many, if not most, contemporary health science curricula are exploring the integrated learning of multiple basic science disciplines in the clinical and social contexts of patient care.  These teaching and learning approaches require…

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February 2014
Free

Friday Research Seminar Series

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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  This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. Investigation of Statin Actions on Signal Transduction Pathways in an Aggressive Natural Killer Cell Leukemia Cell Lines Differentiate between cases of natural killer cell leukemia, their symptoms, and prognosis when compared to other lymphomas. Describe previous research involving statins as a tool in cancer treatment. Analyze and question the mechanisms by which statins act on signal…

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December 20132013
Free

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Abdomen and Pelvis

December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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“My Partner Made Me Come Here” Adult Male with Chronic Fecal Incontinence Part of the DMU Clinic Grand Rounds.  To attend online, please use the following link, connect.dmu.edu/cme. Additional information below. Target audience All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Speakers Donald Matz, Ph.D. Chair and professor - Anatomy and Professor - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Roberta Baldus, D.H.Ed., PA-C Assistant professor - Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Elizabeth Trausch, D.P.T. Physical therapist - Physical therapy clinic Objectives Review presenting signs, symptomology,…

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November 2013
Free

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Lower Back

November 7, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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“Low Back Pain: The Primary Care Doctors Scourge!” Part of the DMU Clinic Grand Rounds. To attend on-line, please use the following link, connect.dmu.edu/dmuclinicgrandrounds/. Additional information below. Target audience All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Objectives Correlate patient history and physical findings to the care plan, examination, and subsequent actions. Identify and outline various medical opportunities that advance and improve clinical excellence of care. Present and exchange ideas from a multidisciplinary approach to patients, diagnoses, treatment and…

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October 2013
$0 - $30

IaPMR Fall Conference

October 18, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Purpose To continue our discussion of pain management, we will be discussing acupuncture and prolotherapy as alternatives or integrative approaches to manage pain without narcotics. Agenda 12 p.m. Lunch 1 p.m. Acupuncture Jackie Stoken, D.O. and Farid Manshadi, M.D. 2 p.m. Prolotherapy Jackie Stoken,  D.O. and Michael Jackson, M.D. 3 p.m. Business meeting to include officer elections 4 p.m. Adjourn Objectives Discuss the basic concepts of acupuncture and how it can be used to manage pain. Recognize and treat patients…

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250-1400

The Anatomy, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Chronic Myofascial Pain with Prolotherapy

October 16, 2013 - October 19, 2013
The Lowell Inn and Conference Center,
610 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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This CME meeting will be held at The Lowell Inn and Conference Center in Madison, WI. Registration $1,400 conference registration $250 Research Symposium The fees include the cost of tuition, course materials; breakfasts; lunches Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; breaks all days, and dinner on Thursday evening. Meals and breaks are for registered attendees. Guests may join you for meals - see pricing below. To register, please contact: Mary P. Doherty 608-712-5518 mdoherty@wisc.edu Target audience This educational activity has been designed to meet the needs of…

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Free

Iowa ACEs DMU lunch-n-learn

October 14, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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“Our two most important findings are that these adverse childhood experiences: are vastly more common than recognized or acknowledged and have a powerful relation to adult health a half-century later.”  Dr. Vincent Felitti, co-investigator of The ACE Study Attend onsite at Des Moines University (lunch provided) or online! Register for the DMU lunch-n-learn Data into Action: Crafting a Response to Iowa’s ACE Score Hear first-ever Iowa data on adverse childhood experiences and their impact on adult health and behaviors. Explore…

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September 2013
Free

DMU Clinic Grand Rounds: Brain Tumor and Thyroid

September 5, 2013 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Des Moines University, Olsen Center,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Multidisciplinary Case Study: Female in Early 30s Presents with Panic Attacks Part of the DMU Clinic Grand Rounds. Coffee will be served. To attend on-line, please use the following link, connect.dmu.edu/dmuclinicgrandrounds/. Additional information below. Target audience All DMU faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. Speakers Traci Bush, D.P.T., OTR/L, DHS Chair, program director, associate professor - Doctor of Physical TherapyChair and associate professor - Post-Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy Terri Plundo, D.O. Medical director - Clinic Administration Assistant professor, clinician – Family Medicine Clinic…

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May 2013
$50

Physicians’ Clinical Support System – Buprenorphine: Office-Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders

May 4, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 12:45 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe 101,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, 50312 United States
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The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), has been awarded a three year grant in partnership with the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine (AOAAM) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA), by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to provide training in office based treatment of opioid use disorders for practicing physicians and physicians-in-training nationwide. This project is known as the Physicians’ Clinical Support System – Buprenorphine (PCSS-B) because at present only…

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Free

Complex Carbohydrate Degradation by the trichomonads Trichomonas vaginalis and Trichomonas tenax

May 3, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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This week’s Friday Research Seminar Series will be hosted by the Master of Biomedical Sciences students. All faculty members and students are invited to attend. The novel G Protein-Coupled Estrogen Receptor 1 modulates calcium efflux in the endothelium via direct interaction with Plasma Membrane Calcium ATPase. Objectives Recognize some important factors controlling vascular integrity Identify the existence and importance of the various estrogen receptors Identify the main components of calcium signaling in the endothelium Degradation and Utilization of Complex Carbohydrates…

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